Public Health Program Manager

Commonwealth of PA | Dauphin County, PA

Posted Date 11/05/2019
Description The Bureau of Family Health is looking for a Public Health Program Manager with a passion for maternal and child health. This position, in the Division of Bureau Operations, supports the organization's mission to protect and promote the health and well-being of women, children, and families through its responsibility for the management of the Title V Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant (MCHSBG) programmatic and reporting activities.

IMPORTANT:  YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS VACANCY POSTING, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS AND RECEIVE A SCORE.  YOUR SCORE IS ONLY VALID FOR THIS SPECIFIC VACANCY.  ONCE THIS POSITION IS FILLED, YOUR SCORE IS NO LONGER VALID.
  • Full-time employment
  • Work hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday with hour lunch
As a Public Health Program Manager, you will manage the completion and submission of the annual Title V MCHSBG application and report the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). You will also provide oversight and management of federal grants, such as the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System and State Systems Development Initiative, manage numerous Bureau programs, such as the Workforce Development Program and the Client and Family Engagement Program, and offer guidance and training to Bureau staff to build capacity for identifying evidence-based or evidence-informed practices, developing performance objectives, using quality improvement and program evaluation techniques and measuring impact and outcomes.

As one of the largest federal block grant programs, Title V MCHSBG is a key source of support for promoting and improving the health and well-being of Pennsylvania's mothers, children, including children with special needs, and their families. Working hard and serving Pennsylvania each day is a rewarding job. There is great satisfaction that comes from knowing that your work makes a significant and lasting difference in the lives of others.Qualifications:
  • Must meet PA residency requirement  - For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency
  • Minimum Experience and Training Requirements - One year as a Public Health
    Program Administrator; OR a bachelor's degree and three years of professional public health, health, allied health sciences, drug and alcohol or related experience, which includes one year of administrative, supervisory or consultative
    experience; OR a bachelor's degree and three years of professional experience in the development or evaluation of grants, contracts or programs for the provision of social, employment, environmental health, or health related services, which includes one year of administrative, supervisory or consultative experience; OR an associate's degree in allied health sciences or nursing and five years of professional experience in the development or evaluation of grants, contracts or programs for the provision of social, employment, environmental health, or health related services, which includes one year of administrative, supervisory  or consultative experience; OR seven years of professional experience in the development or evaluation of grants, contracts or programs for the provision of social, employment, environmental health or health related services, which includes one year of administrative, supervisory or consultative experience; OR a master's degree in public health, health services administration, health care administration, health education, public health administration, public administration, nursing, epidemiology, social work, nutrition, hospital
    administration, physical therapy, occupational therapy, business administration, or education and two years of professional experience in the development or evaluation of grants, contracts or programs for the provision of social, employment, environmental health or health related services, which includes one year of administrative, supervisory or consultative experience.
  • Based on your answers to the supplemental application questions regarding education, you may be instructed to upload a copy of your college transcript(s) to your application
  • Must be able to perform essential job functions

Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs.  To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.
 
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The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity.
  • Score valid for this specific posting only
  • Score based on information reported on application and supplemental questions
  • Provide complete and accurate information or:
    • score may be lower than deserved
    • application processing may be delayed
    • disqualification may result
  • May only test once under this announcement
  • Email notice of test results provided

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